FCCLA

  • FCCLA, or Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a national organization that focuses on leadership, teamwork, and learning about Family Consumer Sciences topics. 

    Mission - The mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of a family member, wage earner, and community leaders, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

    Purpose - FCCLA has many purposes to help students become leaders in the 21st century including:

    - To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life

    - To provide opportunities for making decisions and assuming responsibilities

    - To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unit of society

    - To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community

    - To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony

    - To promote greater understanding between youth and adults

    - To prepare for multiple roles of men and women in today’s society 

    - To promote Family and Consumer Sciences education and related occupations 

    STAR Events - Students complete extensive projects to present at a conference. All of the STAR events revolve around Family and Consumer Sciences’ topics including: community service, event planning, culinary arts, sewing and textiles, leadership, entrepreneurship, interior design, parliamentary procedure, job interviewing, and career investigation, among others. 

    Conferences - 1 state conference per year, 3 day long conference in March. National conference if students qualify, in the summer (June/July) for 5 days plus travel. 

    Website - www.fcclainc.org 

    Why Join? - https://youtu.be/SDRR0xdpyJM